Within Atoui’s Within

This is not usually a place I would write about a work/piece/performance I participated in (setting aside now the ongoing battle of thoughts on who is the performer who creator who recipient and if and how blurred those lines are…), but taking in account that it is an experience that had such an impact, and…

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Brain – the most marvelous machine in the known universe

“Traveling across 500,000 neurons, the images took two years to complete. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Dunn and Edwards developed special technology for the project. Using a technique they’ve called reflective microetching, they microscopically manipulated the reflectivity of the brain’s surface. Different regions of the brain were hand painted and digitized, later using a computer…

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The Power of the Pentatonic Scale

Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus” at The World Science Festival on June 12th 2009. Edit: the full event was published in July 2014: https://youtu.be/S0kCUss0g9Q Please follow and like us:

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Silent Room. Room for Silence.

“The Murray Hill anechoic chamber, built in 1940, is the world’s oldest wedge-based anechoic chamber. The interior room measures approximately 30 feet high by 28 feet wide by 32 feet deep. The exterior cement and brick walls are about 3 feet thick to reduce outside noise.” “The chamber absorbs over 99.995% of the incident acoustic energy…

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